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Forum: Racing 12-16-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 10,008
Posted By godwinmt
In for my first rally! Can't wait! -Malhon

In for my first rally! Can't wait!
-Malhon
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-15-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 17,811
Views: 1,170,509
Posted By godwinmt
Speaking of which Nick, I sold the 300 last week....

Speaking of which Nick, I sold the 300 last week. You're more than welcome to try out its replacement out anytime though :evil

http://i912.photobucket.com/albums/ac326/godwinmt/20141214_110154.jpg
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-11-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 17,811
Views: 1,170,509
Posted By godwinmt
I'd be game to head out...littler bikes or bigger...

I'd be game to head out...littler bikes or bigger bikes? Whereabouts in Jackson County will you be heading out from? I'm just east of Seymour off hwy 31.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-08-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 17,811
Views: 1,170,509
Posted By godwinmt
You looked like you had just a little bit of fun...

You looked like you had just a little bit of fun there sir! :evil

So I'm back in town and it looks like its supposed to be nice this weekend...anyone be up for a quick ride on big bikes? And by...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-25-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 428
Posted By godwinmt
Pssh, take the strom 2 up on the advride! In...

Pssh, take the strom 2 up on the advride!

In for sure Tyler. I'll make sure not to break myself this time! I can lead a group on the ADV ride if you need too.

-M
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-23-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,335
Posted By godwinmt
Sounds like you're speaking from experience on...

Sounds like you're speaking from experience on that one? :rofl
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-22-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,295
Posted By godwinmt
I typically use 3 straps to hold each bike down...

I typically use 3 straps to hold each bike down using 4 points total per bike without a wheel chock. I'll run one off each side of the bars or triple clamp pulling the bike forward and giving the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-22-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,295
Posted By godwinmt
You could do it with a 5x8 trailer easy, ...

You could do it with a 5x8 trailer easy, especially if you back one in and pull the other in. The biggest thing is to make sure you have ample tiedown spots. I really recommend putting in some e...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-20-2014, 11:05 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,335
Posted By godwinmt
Brrrrrr....

Made it back guys! Had to launch a search and rescue mission to find my willy again but all is good! Thanks for a great night, and I can't wait to get back out info this neck of the woods next...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-19-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 17,811
Views: 1,170,509
Posted By godwinmt
I used to run the distanzias on the DR200 for a...

I used to run the distanzias on the DR200 for a while when I was commuting. Not a bad tire by anymeans. Wasn't as good in the wet as I thought it should be, but not bad.

Ever thought of running...
Forum: Thumpers 11-19-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 6,866
Views: 1,103,724
Posted By godwinmt
Hate to bump this, but does anyone know how much...

Hate to bump this, but does anyone know how much slop is permissible in the auto decompression mechanism? Common sense would tell me any noticeable play perpendicular to the cam axis would be...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-12-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 17,811
Views: 1,170,509
Posted By godwinmt
You guys and the damn stepthroughs...Woodsrat...

You guys and the damn stepthroughs...Woodsrat would be proud :freaky

It's been great riding the last couple weeks out here. Went for a jaunt over to Pikes peak and rode some trails in between the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-12-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,234
Posted By godwinmt
I was up that way this weekend on the 450. Fern...

I was up that way this weekend on the 450. Fern Creek was really in great shape...nice and hard with lots of grip. There were a few sandy/really loose gravel sections that you had to watch out for,...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-11-2014, 11:17 PM
Replies: 14,913
Views: 1,150,943
Posted By godwinmt
I went with a group of friends to the Corvette...

I went with a group of friends to the Corvette factory in Bowling Green a couple years ago...after final inspection before the cars go on the dyno, they drive them over a series of what were...
Forum: Thumpers 11-11-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,130
Posted By godwinmt
Since you have a 525, i'm assuming you'd like to...

Since you have a 525, i'm assuming you'd like to stick with the RFS generation of engines? The 450 is really nice and smooth, and I think could be a really good fit, but I'd personally look for one...
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,363
Posted By godwinmt
I started riding on a DR200 a few years ago, and...

I started riding on a DR200 a few years ago, and stepped up to a dr650 as I outgrew the 200. It was a really good bike, and I put several thousand miles on it before it was totaled by an...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-10-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 547
Posted By godwinmt
Rows of tires partially sunk in the ground are...

Rows of tires partially sunk in the ground are always fun. Check out the backyard trials courses over in that forum for some other sweet ideas.
Forum: Thumpers 11-09-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 495
Posted By godwinmt
That one looks like it can be...

That one looks like it can be straightenedish...usually they crack at the crossmember so check that out. As for how to straighten it...i always used a big piece of pipe and a friend to hold the bike.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-06-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 17,811
Views: 1,170,509
Posted By godwinmt
Nice try :-) everything's always for sale though!...

Nice try :-) everything's always for sale though! I even make good deals (good from my side atleast :deal). 300s the only one I've got halfway immediate plans of selling...anyone interested?
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-06-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 17,811
Views: 1,170,509
Posted By godwinmt
The rumor mill days they'll have a more road...

The rumor mill days they'll have a more road oriented version that'll have a dct like the NC700/VFR, and a more dory oriented version with a clutch.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-06-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 17,811
Views: 1,170,509
Posted By godwinmt
Was always a fan of the DR650's over...

Was always a fan of the DR650's over KLRs...aiming at that category of bikes i think that simplicity and never break down is the name of the game...CV carbed air cooled tractor fits the bill pretty...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-06-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 3,036
Views: 192,472
Posted By godwinmt
In...i'll be there around 645-7ish...orange...

In...i'll be there around 645-7ish...orange 450EXC with a rallymoto kit :freaky
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-06-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,335
Posted By godwinmt
I'll be there. Will be good to meet some other...

I'll be there. Will be good to meet some other FF's in the area before I head back to flatistan :clap

Should probably make it a weekly thing starting next week...
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 6,866
Views: 1,103,724
Posted By godwinmt
What ones were Nick/Uncle Scotty? Nick's right...

What ones were Nick/Uncle Scotty? Nick's right off the side of the side of the track right? My big accomplishment this year was finally making it up Narly.

Most of the time when we'd go is...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-04-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 17,811
Views: 1,170,509
Posted By godwinmt
I think if you had to have one bike as the...

I think if you had to have one bike as the do-it-all bike, a 690 would be a fantastic choice...Similar to a WRR, but quite a bit better suspension (not that the WRR is bad by any stretch of the...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-04-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,310
Posted By godwinmt
Right in my own backyard! In for sure! Let me...

Right in my own backyard! In for sure! Let me know if you'd like any help laying it out!

-M
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-04-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 17,811
Views: 1,170,509
Posted By godwinmt
If you want one a little cheaper at the moment,...

If you want one a little cheaper at the moment, just get a set of sumo wheels for a 690 :) Same engine/frame as the husky...and is already sold in the US...
...
Forum: Thumpers 11-02-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 6,866
Views: 1,103,724
Posted By godwinmt
Hey Chris! Good to hear from you! Leg's...

Hey Chris! Good to hear from you!

Leg's back to 100%...bad cold fronts irritate it a bit, but I've got no complaints! Broke my collarbone this past spring and had to have it pieced back...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-02-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 372
Views: 23,525
Posted By godwinmt
I miss my old 200 from time to time...I did 89mpg...

I miss my old 200 from time to time...I did 89mpg on it back in 2012 chasing Sourjon around all day, and mid 70's on the first Icebreaker trying to keep up with Bigdog on the 950. Really a bike that...
Forum: Thumpers 11-01-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 6,866
Views: 1,103,724
Posted By godwinmt
XC4 Auto-Decompression Play

Hey Gang -

Figured I'd probe the XC4 gurus in this bunch...09 450, fresh top and bottom end rebuild with about 10 hours on it. It's had a random knock sounding noise that is coming from the top...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-01-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 1,003
Views: 80,404
Posted By godwinmt
I was thinking about you guys today! ...

I was thinking about you guys today!
...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-01-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,476
Posted By godwinmt
I took a gamble and headed over there...

I took a gamble and headed over there today...From Indiana, but here until the end of the year for work!...made it a ways in and turned around because of the snow...the Motoz Deserts aren't the...
Forum: Equipment 10-24-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 651
Posted By godwinmt
It all comes down to personal preference and how...

It all comes down to personal preference and how it fits with your helmet. I had a pair of 100%s like above and really liked them. ..the problem was that after a big wreck this past spring, I...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-23-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 17,811
Views: 1,170,509
Posted By godwinmt
Not sure if I ever posted it, but I got the 450...

Not sure if I ever posted it, but I got the 450 all put back together a couple weeks ago and got it ready to head out west. Had a bit of spare time today back home, so got it out for a little fun...
Forum: Trials 10-21-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,723
Posted By godwinmt
One thing that I've found helps to get the hidden...

One thing that I've found helps to get the hidden air out of brakes is to pull the caliper off and manually compress the pistons all the way. A lot of times they just need the extra persuasion this...
Forum: Thumpers 10-20-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 229
Posted By godwinmt
Some people replace the voltage regulator and...

Some people replace the voltage regulator and "float the ground" on the stock unit, but as far as a plug and play upgraded stator, the trailtech is the way to go. They were on sale last week from...
Forum: Thumpers 10-20-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 472
Posted By godwinmt
Early xc4s had some problems with oil migration, ...

Early xc4s had some problems with oil migration, but in that case, oil would go from the trans side to the engine side since the level is lower up front.

The camchain tensioner is a very...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-16-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 17,811
Views: 1,170,509
Posted By godwinmt
Or if you're that troublemaker RoadDad... -...

Or if you're that troublemaker RoadDad...

- "That sidewalk looks like a great place to do a wheelie.":clap
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-14-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 17,811
Views: 1,170,509
Posted By godwinmt
So Blackoutt and I along with a couple of friends...

So Blackoutt and I along with a couple of friends hit up Moto this past Sunday...was pretty much perfect out for there. Rode quite a few of the trails, tried some hills, and rode around a bit with...
Forum: Equipment 10-14-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 664
Posted By godwinmt
I've had both the GPX Club III and...

I've had both the GPX Club III and Five-Five...the GPX is definitely I feel a better neck brace, but I could never get it to fit quite right and was right inbetween the Small/Medium size (5'9/135lb)...
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